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LINKTV
Feb 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
. in the maya city of copan, a jeweler fashioned rare shell and jade for his powerful lord. in mexico, living artisans echo the economy of a vanished civilization. and in teotihuacan, evidence of mass production has now been unearthed. tiny faces of clay reflect the men and women who made them a thousand years ago. on the other side of the world, in the ancient roman city of ostia, huge merchant ships were part of an economy much like our own. and today, the tanners of morocco still practice their ancient craft, living proof that economies have evolved out of the past. everyone who has ever lived has been part of an economic system. iel bote grande...mil pesos! economic systems are simply the ways people produce, distribute and consume things -- everything and anything, from tortillas to stocks and bonds. for 10,000, 10,000 an eighth. today, as in the past, economic systems lie at the heart of how a society is organized. archaeologists search for these systems because they believe economies hold the key to understanding ancient societies. archaeologist william sanders. the economy of any give
LINKTV
Feb 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
on earth. we live on the frozen tundra and in the searing deserts. we live in thriving cities of millions and in isolated camps of a few dozen. some societies seem simple because they are small and their members are self-sufficient and use simple tools. others seem complex because they have large populations and people depend on each other for food and goods and use sophisticated technology. in between, there is a range that fills the spectrum. all of these differences are cultural, learned behavior, the result of a complex interaction between our inventiveness and our natural environments. as we search for new horizons, our inventiveness thrusts us across the boundaries of space, into new worlds. this new view of earth dispels an ancient myopia -- the artificial boundaries of our states and the politics that often divide us. here is a vision of one planet and one family of humankind. but the view from earth reminds us of a common human dilemma, the rise and fall of our many ways of life. here, among the ruins of ancient civilizations, archaeologists are retracing the steps in a long and
LINKTV
Feb 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
,400 years old. here, in a broad valley in central mexico, stand the ruins of what was once the largest city in the new world. beneath an intricate complex of dwellings, archaeologists are uncovering startling evidence of family life. and in italy, as archaeologists explore the ruins of pompeii, new investigations shed light on the nature of the roman family and the surprising role of slaves. who do we live with and why ? what can these ancient families tell us about our own families ? around the world, archaeologists are looking far beyond the palaces and temples into the households of common people, bringing families to life out of the past. come forward all the way. oooh ! that's it. good. hold on me. come forward. ease the baby out with little pushes. come on. you can do it. beautiful ! the baby's coming up to you. waaahh ! keach: every newborn child immediately confronts three basic needs -- food, shelter and education. in the beginning, these needs are met at home. but in industrial societies, that soon changes. teacher: times three... we educate our children in schools. how would you
LINKTV
Feb 15, 2013 5:30am PST
, it basically close off sunni cities and even neighborhoods here with roadblocks turning people back. the clerics speaking to those men in raman be criticizing the government for doing that. he says irradiance are all over baghdad, and--he says that iranians are all over baghdad. it was a peaceful protest but a very large one and they say they will not give up their right to protest. >> southern russia has been given a shot from flaming meteors. more than 400 people in the chill you been screeching were hurt -- in the chill yet minsk -- in the chill yet minsk --che lyabinsk region were hurt. >> this was the site seen by many in chelyabinsk as they went to work and brought children to school. fragments of a meteorite rained down from this guy camera briefly turning the day into night. people films the trail of smoke left in its wake, and then -- [crash] a sonic boom, that set off car alarms and smashed windows. 250 people are injured, according to the ministry of internal affairs, three in critical condition. most of the windows in this factory exploded, and the children starting thei
LINKTV
Feb 21, 2013 5:30am PST
of a small city simply vanishing. >> they also kill people. >> the case of her husband remains unsolved. she says it is time that she knew whether she was a wife or a widow. >> hugo chavez has refused to allow the bolivian president to visit him. he was prevented from meeting his close ally because hugo chavez was resting. the health of hugo chavez has become a major concern for his supporters. >> if he has a heart, it begins here in these colorful streets. government provided playgrounds meets the housing developments for the poor. >> you have to come to a neighborhood like this to understand where the groundswell comes from. >> gladys sanchez note something about devotion. she has built a virtual shrine to him in her apartment and says that her life has improved ridgy improved dramatically under his administration. >> if he walks in the streets he sees the people work with community organizations as children have more schools. >> even gladys is coming to terms with the fact that hugo chavez may not be her president for much longer. >> maybe i will die with him. sometimes i feel sick. my da
LINKTV
Feb 14, 2013 5:30am PST
joining gangs. now this report from mexico city. >> the new plan announced by the president is a departure from the previous government strategy. by saying they need to spend more money on social development programs, they are saying the military strategy of the former president did not work. calderon had a 50,000 soldiers and federal police waging war against drug gangs and organized crime groups. there are still many checkpoints and the military still involved. but the president is saying we're not calling to get out of this mess unless we really developed out youth. there are 7 million mexicans under age of 39 who are not employed and they are easy targets for gangs looking for cheap wolabor. -- under the age of 30. the says we need to develop these young people, give them opportunities, and see what they can do with their lives other and worked for criminals. we're not hearing many specifics on how the government will spend the money other than the fact they will try to spend in 250 of the most violent towns across the country. >> hugo chavez is having extremely complex and stuff cance
LINKTV
Feb 28, 2013 5:30am PST
for the future. of the children. some of the children are in the city and they are waiting for our program. they will lose their hope. >> i don't feel comfortable when i am working on the street because of the pollution and dust. i feel much more comfortable here. they teach us to work and study. i prefer to be here than on the streets. >> are you prepared to boldly go where no married couple has gone before? a multimillionaire former space tourist is looking for a husband and wife team to send to mars. would 501 days in a small space capital -- a small space capital, the final frontier, go too far? >> dennis tito is embarking on a major mission. he is the driving force to send a husband and wife team up for a close encounter with mars in 2018 when the red planet and earth are historically close together. >> this is a challenging but attainable goal for advancing human experience and knowledge. now is the time. >> tito was the first space tourist, paying russians $20 million to vacation on the international space station in 2001. his inspiration mars program is a not-for-profit to raise mi
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